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@djrothkopf Please consider what you can do today to protect the foundations of Democracy!

Behind trump's antics, the Koch WH, Cabinet & agencies are weakening our rights, internet freedoms, citizen power threatening #ElectionSecurity, we’re at risk of state's #ConCon

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@djrothkopf There are steps we can take now to curb their power & protect Democracy. IF we're very focused & unified in our resolve and actions

- Secure Elections in States

- Stop #ConCon in states

- inform & engage our communities

- save Net Neutrality

2/ Resources & Citizen Actions ⤵️
@djrothkopf 2 cont’d/. NOW is the time to work & plan for the "if".

We don't have to agree on anything beyond opposing a Fascist RW takeover that endangers us all.

- vehemently oppose GOP judicial nominees

- End Citizens United & ALEC

- #GOTV & protect voting rights

Resources 👇
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@Marston4ca42 Please consider what you can do today to protect the foundations of Democracy!

Behind trump's antics, the Koch WH, Cabinet & agencies are weakening our rights, internet freedoms, citizen power threatening #ElectionSecurity, we’re at risk of state's #ConCon

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@Marston4ca42 There are steps we can take now to curb their power & protect Democracy. IF we're very focused & unified in our resolve and actions

- Secure Elections in States

- Stop #ConCon in states

- inform & engage our communities

- save Net Neutrality

2/ Resources & Citizen Actions ⬇️
@Marston4ca42 2 cont’d/. NOW is the time to work & plan for the "if".

We don't have to agree on anything beyond opposing a Fascist RW takeover that endangers us all.

- vehemently oppose GOP judicial nominees

- End Citizens United & ALEC

- #GOTV & protect voting rights

Resources ⤵️
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GA election officials go whole hog to spin their lack of #ElectionSecurity. From claiming no connectionto the internet to claiming no “sensitive information” sent via internet. valdostadailytimes.cnhi.newsmemory.com/?publink=0db3f…
She opens by calling it a “paper ballot system,” despite it depending on a 20 pound touchscreen to configure that paper. Later she decries the expense of the paper used for real #HandMarkedPaperBallots. Yet paper printed from her touchscreens costs $.13 each.
A transition to #HandMarkedPaperBallots wouldn’t involve $100,000s of electrical upgrades; rearranging voting spaces in attempt to conceal voter choices on big bright touchscreens; or relocating polling places to accommodate oversize voting equipment.
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@willwilkinson @Mickeefl @AdamSerwer Please consider what you can do today to protect the foundations of Democracy! 👇👇

Behind trump's antics, the Koch WH, Cabinet & agencies are weakening our rights, internet freedoms and citizen power. Threatening #ElectionSecurity, we’re at risk of state's #ConCon

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@willwilkinson @Mickeefl @AdamSerwer PLZ take more citizen actions in addition to #GOTV
This is the battle of our lives... there is no one leader, org, election or candidate that is going to fix our long term Koch RW Network problem. It's up to each of us to work now...

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@willwilkinson @Mickeefl @AdamSerwer There are steps we can take now to curb their power & protect Democracy. IF we're very focused & unified in our resolve and actions

- Secure Elections in States

- Stop #ConCon in states

- inform & engage our communities

- save Net Neutrality

3/ Resources & Citizen Action 👇
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@JadedCreative Please consider what you can do today to protect the foundations of Democracy! 👇👇

Behind trump's antics, the Koch WH, Cabinet & agencies are weakening our rights, internet freedoms and citizen power. Threatening #ElectionSecurity, we’re at risk of state's #ConCon

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@JadedCreative PLZ take more citizen actions in addition to #GOTV

This is the battle of our lives... there is no one leader, org, election or candidate that is going to fix our long term Koch RW Network problem. It's up to each of us to work now...

RESOURCE/ACTIONS THREAD 2/ 👇
@JadedCreative There are steps we can take now to curb their power & protect Democracy. IF we're very focused & unified in our resolve and actions

- Secure Elections in States

- Stop #ConCon in states

- inform & engage our communities

- save Net Neutrality

3/ Resources & Citizen Action 👇
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@waltshaub Please consider what you can do today to protect the foundations of Democracy! 👇👇

Behind trump's antics, the Koch WH, Cabinet & agencies are weakening our rights, internet freedoms and citizen power. Threatening #ElectionSecurity, we’re at risk of state's #ConCon

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@waltshaub PLZ take more citizen actions in addition to #GOTV This is the battle of our lives... there is no one leader, org, election or candidate that is going to fix our long term Koch RW Network problem. It's up to each of us to work now...

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@waltshaub There are steps we can take now to curb their power & protect Democracy. IF we're very focused & unified in our resolve and actions

- Secure Elections in States

- Stop #ConCon in states

- inform & engage our communities

- save Net Neutrality

3/ Resources & Citizen Action 👇
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@waltshaub PLZ take these additional citizen actions in addition to #GOTV This is the battle of our lives... there is no one leader, org, election or candidate that is going to fix our long term Koch RW Network problem. It's up to each of us to work now...

RESOURCE/ACTIONS THREAD 1/
@waltshaub There are steps we can take now to curb their power & protect Democracy. IF we're very focused & unified in our resolve and actions

- Secure Elections in States

- Stop #ConCon in states

- inform & engage our communities

- save Net Neutrality

2/ Resources & Citizen Action 👇
@waltshaub 2 cont’d/. Plz read this thread for resources & citizen actions.

- vehemently oppose GOP judicial nominees

- steps to end Citizens United & ALEC

- #GOTV & protect voting rights
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@ericgarland P LZ take these additional citizens actions in addition to #GOTV This is the battle of our lives... there is no one leader, org, election or candidate that is going to fix our long term Koch RW Network problem. It's up to each of us to work now...

RESOURCE/ACTIONS THREAD 1/
@ericgarland There are steps we can take now to curb their power & protect Democracy. IF we're very focused & unified in our resolve and actions

- Secure Elections in States

- Stop #ConCon in states

- inform & engage our communities

- save Net Neutrality

2/ Resources & Citizen Action 👇
@ericgarland 2 cont’d/. resources & citizen actions.

- vehemently oppose GOP judicial nominees

- steps to end Citizens United & ALEC

- #GOTV & protect voting rights

See next tweet 👇👇👇
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@RedTRaccoon Here’s a good place to begin.

I hope everyone will take time to read or view Jeff Sharlet’s book “The Family” asap. It’s urgent!

Watch his video from “Democracy in Chains” author, Nancy MacLean too.

The Koch agenda is happening now.

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@RedTRaccoon We can’t wait & hope for impeachment or elections alone to solve our Koch RW problem.

NOW is the time to work & plan for the "if". That means having a plan. We don't have to agree on anything beyond opposing a Fascist RW takeover that endangers us all.

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@RedTRaccoon There are steps we can take now to curb their power & protect Democracy. IF we're very focused & unified in our resolve and actions

- Secure Elections in States

- Stop #ConCon in states

- inform & engage our communities

- save Net Neutrality

2/ Resources & Citizen Action 👇
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@JuliusGoat Plz don’t wait for or count on elections to save us..there is much to do now to solve our long term Koch RW problem that gave us trump.
Here’s a resource thread or orgs & actions each of us can do..choose what’s within your power

Citizens must act to defend Democracy too!

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@JuliusGoat There are steps we can take now to curb their power & protect Democracy. IF we're very focused & unified in both our resolve & actions

- Secure Elections in States

- Stop #ConCon in states

- save Net Neutrality

Resource & Action thread 2/
@JuliusGoat 2 cont’d/ NOW is the time to work & plan for the "if". That means having a plan. We don't have to agree on anything beyond opposing a Fascist RW takeover that endangers us all.

- raise awareness in our communities

- oppose GOP judicial nominees

- End Citizens United & ALEC
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@ericgarland Put on Motown AND ACT too! Every citizen has power.. no matter their constraints. PLEASE READ this thread..choose one or more actions to do

To end the Big $’s stranglehold on our country, it’s important to laser focus on a few key issues.

These issues determine ALL outcomes
@ericgarland Listed in this thread..orgs to help & steps citizens can take now to curb their power & protect Democracy. IF we're very focused & unified in our resolve & actions

- Protect elections integrity (local to federal)

- stop GOP judicial picks

- inform & engage our communities

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@ericgarland 1/ cont'd NOW is the time to work & plan for the "if". We don't have to agree on anything beyond opposing a Fascist RW takeover that endangers us all.

Victory lies in the daily actions..the process. Follow, join & support the orgs empowering citizens today & use their actions.
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🔥👉”Questions about #ElectionSecurity ahead of 2020” msnbc.com/hardball/watch… @jennycohn1
“I think they should take them back and go to a full #PaperBallot” where you hand-write, fill in the dots by hand,” Tony Bruno, #Northampton #Pennsylvania Democratic voter #HandMarkedPaperBallots #SecureOurElections msnbc.com/hardball/watch…
“I have doubts, I have grave doubts about the way #Northhampton County and Pennsylvania is managing counting their votes”
Bev Hernandez, Northhampton Republican voter #SAFEAct #HandMarkedPaperBallots #HandCount2020PresidentialElection #AuditTheVote🇺🇸🗽msnbc.com/hardball/watch…
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@amjoyshow @K_JeanPierre Plz don't wait or watch it go..impeachment or an election won's solve our Koch RW problem.

There are steps citizens can take right now to stop them. I have no promises of the outcome..but, if we're focused, relentless in our efforts & act now..we have a chance!

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@amjoyshow @K_JeanPierre Experts in fascism, authoritarianism & propaganda say our very best "weapon" against creeping Fascism & propaganda is

"To Plant the Seeds of Democracy" -G.Kasperov...

We don't have to agree on anything beyond opposing a Fascist RW takeover that endangers us all.

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@amjoyshow @K_JeanPierre The Kochs RW started from bottom up.. That's where we must focus too.

There are experienced grassroots Resistance orgs & that each of us can follow, visit their sites, support, use their guidance & citizen actions. #EmpoweredToday

The steps ..."Seeds of Democracy"

Resource 3/
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Do you know who oversees Elections in your State?

In 41 states, it's the SECRETARY OF STATE (#SoS)

And 10 of them are up for re-election IN 2020.
#Elections2020
#MO #MT #NC #OR #VT #WA

#ElectionSecurity #VotingRights
Do you know who oversees Elections in your State?

In 41 states, it's the Secretary of State (#SoS)
And 10 of them are up for re-election.
#ElectionSecurity #VotingRights

#Elections2019 - #KY #LA #MS
#Elections2020 - #MO #MT #NC #OR #VT #WA

THREAD of All Democratic Candidates
Hey MISSOURI Democratic Candidate for Yinka Faleti
Attorney, Community Activist & Army Veteran
yinkafaleti.com
@yinka_faleti

vs GOP Incumbent Jay Ashcroft
➡️“Jay Ashcroft Carries on the Family Tradition of Extremist Politics” riverfronttimes.com/stlouis/jay-as…
#DemCastMO
#SoSMO
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#ElectionSecurity funding will NOT actually have to be used for Election Security.
$425M allocated in bill to be announced later today.
"the funding deal used the language in the Senate version" which has NO #security requirements.
thehill.com/policy/cyberse… via @jennycohn1
@jennycohn1 2/ Why is this bad? Because states will be pressured by vendors to buy risky & expensive #votingmachines that do not protect voters or #taxpayers. Plz call members of the appropriations committee & ask them to include the language from #HR3351.
@jennycohn1 3/ What is #HR3351? It's the 2020 govt. funding bill that passed the House. It's a massive bill that includes $ & #security requirements to help protect #Election2020.

congress.gov/bill/116th-con…

Here is the language that relates to #ElectionSecurity.
#SMARTelections @jennycohn1
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#Security for #Election2020 is at stake right now.
1) #ElectionSecurity is for our national defense. It is worth investing in.
2) If we do not have security REQUIREMENTS w/funding some states will spend poorly. That is bad for tax payers & bad for voters. #SMARTelections
At our #Senate briefing on #ElectionSecurity we brought national experts on #computer systems, #security and #audits together to demonstrate why it's critically important that congressional funding for election security includes REQUIREMENTS for security.
smartelections.us/congressional-…
3/ How EASY is it to change election results? #Princeton Prof of #Computer Science AndrewApppel says it's basic. Voting machines are computers. Computers can be programmed to run malware. It could be done w/ a USB stick & via modem.
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@TaggartRehnn Every action we take now must be very focused on the foundations of protecting & building Democracy. The Kochs RW started from bottom up to win.. we must do the same.

Resources & Actions thread... 1/
@TaggartRehnn We don't have to agree on anything beyond opposing a Fascist RW takeover that endangers us all.

We can be effective IF we're very focused & unified in both our resolve & actions nationwide.

Resources...2/
@TaggartRehnn There are experienced grassroots Resistance orgs & that each of us can follow, visit their sites, support, use their guidance & citizen actions. #EmpoweredToday

- Secure Elections in States

- Stop #ConCon in states

- inform & engage our communities

- save Net Neutrality

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@brianschatz @chrisehyman Yes! Now is the time to rise up, to act. Please don't wait for an election or impeachment ..they won't solve our Koch & RW problem.

There are Resistance orgs & citizen actions/steps that citizens can take now to curb their influence & protect the future...Democracy.

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@brianschatz @chrisehyman Today is the time to work & plan for the "if". That means having a plan.

We don't have to agree on anything beyond opposing a Fascist RW takeover that endangers us all.

We can be effective IF we're very focused & unified in both our resolve & actions nationwide.

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@brianschatz @chrisehyman There are experienced grassroots Resistance orgs & that each of us can follow, visit their sites, support, use their guidance & citizen actions.

#EmpoweredToday

- Secure Elections in States

- Stop #ConCon in states

- inform & engage our communities

- save Net Neutrality

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@sarahkendzior @gaslitnation It really does. :(. We/You & I must step up & do what we can right now...don't wait.

There are steps we/you & I can take now to curb their power & protect Democracy. IF we're very focused & unified in both our resolve & actions

- Secure Elections in States

- Stop #ConCon

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@sarahkendzior @gaslitnation NOW is the time to work & plan for the "if". That means having a plan. We don't have to agree on anything beyond opposing a Fascist RW takeover that endangers us all.

- inform & engage our communities

- save Net Neutrality

- vehemently oppose GOP judicial nominees

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@sarahkendzior @gaslitnation More than protests.. we need people calling, rallying, informing neighbors & marching into their STATE ELECTION OFFICIAL’S offices to demand that their state implement the 6 security measures of the #SAFEAct be implemented. Then pressure your Governor too.
#ElectionSecurity

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@waltshaub If you're scared.. there are steps we/you & I can take now to curb their power & protect Democracy. IF we're very focused & unified in both our resolve & actions

- Secure Elections in States

- Stop #ConCon in states

- inform & engage our communities

- save Net Neutrality

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@waltshaub NOW is the time to work & plan for the "if". That means having a plan. We don't have to agree on anything beyond opposing a Fascist RW takeover that endangers us all.

- vehemently oppose GOP judicial nominees

- End Citizens United & ALEC

- #GOTV & protect voting rights

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@waltshaub More than protests.. we need people calling, rallying, informing neighbors & marching into their STATE ELECTION OFFICIAL’S offices to demand that their state implement the 6 security measures of the #SAFEAct be implemented. Then pressure your Governor too.
#ElectionSecurity

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@ezraklein Today's GOP is NOT a political party, but an arm of the Kochs & RW. They are busy cementing their power behind trump's antics & impeachment. PLEASE...it's time to set aside the commentary & jokes. WE MUST ACT as quickly as possible to inform & engage our communities..
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@ezraklein It's not about who is right/wrong, etc. It's about

- threat of Oligarchs/ Corrupt Fascists attempting a gov. coup

- elections security, voter rights

- how to find the facts, truth, most current news

- neighborhood crisis planning

- seeking our shared American Values

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@ezraklein There are steps we can take now to curb their power & protect Democracy. IF we are very focused & unified in both our resolve and actions

- Secure Elections in States

- Stop #ConCon in states

- inform & engage our communities

- save Net Neutrality

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Welcome to the Member of Congress Tracking Report for the week ending November 10, 2019. With Congress on recess this week, we are going to do things a bit differently this week. We are going to take a dive into #McConnellsGraveyard.
#MoCTrack 1/33
bit.ly/34FD5jk
#GOP keeps trotting out their tired talking point about the “do-nothing-Dems” and all we can concentrate on is #Impeachment.

NOT TRUE.

What you’ll find below are 30 bills of the 300+ that #McConnell has stalled in the Senate.

#MoCTrack #DemCast 2/33
demcastusa.com/2019/11/10/mit…
HR 1 - #ForThePeople

A bill that would improve voting rights, fix campaign finance regulations, and mandate ethics and accountability reforms.
💯 over 100 co-sponsors (236)

#MoCTrack #McConnellsGraveyard 3/33
vox.com/2019/3/8/18253…
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@brianstelter @sheree_bouchard Step out of the “trump/GOP“ cycle and toward the solution(s). We’re bombarded daily with breaking news, outrageous antics, lawlessness, propaganda & chaos. It’s intentional.

Today’s GOP is not a political party, but an arm of the Koch bros. & RW.

There is a path out ... 1/
@brianstelter @sheree_bouchard If you're scared (you should be)...there are steps we can take now to curb their power & protect Democracy. IF we're very focused & unified in our resolve and actions

- Secure Elections in States

- Stop #ConCon in states

- inform & engage our communities

- save Net Neutrality
@brianstelter @sheree_bouchard 3/ NOW is the time to work & plan for the "if". That means having a plan. We don't have to agree on anything beyond opposing a Fascist RW takeover that endangers us all.

- vehemently oppose GOP judicial nominees

- End Citizens United & ALEC

- #GOTV & protect voting rights
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1/6 HOW TO SET GOOD GUIDELINES FOR VOTING SYSTEMS
1) Consult with #cybersecurity experts
2) Do what they say
House bill #HR3351 says "the voter shall have the option to mark his or her ballot by hand." That's good. That's what the majority of cybersecurity experts recommend.
2/6 HOW NOT TO SET GUIDELINES FOR VOTING SYSTEMS
Senate bill #SecureElectionsAct sets up a panel of "independent experts on #ElectionSecurity" then fills it with ppl who are NOT #security experts. If you have to have heart surgery - do you want a surgeon or a hospital admin?
3/6 The #SecureElectionsAct has #bipartisan support, but contrary to current narrative it is NOT less intrusive to states - just less effective. It still sets up standards - but instead of specific ones, they are undefined & will be determined later by a panel of non-security ppl
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